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pinWhat does Deidre mean?

Deidre /dei-dre/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Deidre's name origins are Irish and Gaelic, and the name Deidre means "broken-hearted, sorrowful". Deidre is a version of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear". Dewire is a popular last name.


Deidre has 2 variants: Deedre and Diedre.

Deidre has 14 more alternative forms via Deirdre: Deadra, Dede, Dedra, Dee, Deedee, Deedra, Deidra, Deidrie, Deirdra, Derdre, Didi, Diedra, Diedrey and Dierdre.

Kreatif forms: Dedre, Deide. [more]

pinHow popular is Deidre?

Deidre is a very prominent first name for females (#871 out of 4276, Top 20%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Deidre for girls. Deidre was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #481 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deidre name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deidre outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Deidre and related names. Deirdre, Deidra, Deedee, Dee and Dedra are the popular variation forms of Deidre ranked in the Top 1000. Forms like Didi are uncommon. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3953%) and are now much less popular, with the forms Dee, Deidra, Deirdre and Deidre becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deidre, Dedra, Dee, Deedee, Deidra, Deirdre in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deidre and related baby names outside U.S.

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A recommended similar baby name is Deitra. This name tends to be less frequently used than Deidre.